Western guest experiences of a Pyongyang international hotel, North Korea: Satisfaction under conditions of constrained choice

Publication date: February 2020Source: Tourism Management, Volume 76Author(s): Fangxuan (Sam) Li, Chris RyanAbstractAs little is known about guest experiences when considering tourism in countries such as North Korea where there is tight governmental control of tourist activities, this paper examines guests’ perceptions of a North Korean hotel. It suggests that the usual criteria of hotel…

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Discovering the tourists’ behaviors and perceptions in a tourism destination by analyzing photos’ visual content with a computer deep learning model: The case of Beijing

Publication date: December 2019Source: Tourism Management, Volume 75Author(s): Kun Zhang, Ye Chen, Chunlin LiAbstractVisual content analysis of tourist photos is an effective way to excavate tourist behavior and explore tourists’ cognition in the tourism destination. With the development of computer deep learning and big data mining technology, identifying the content of massive numbers of tourist…

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Evaluation and drive mechanism of tourism ecological security based on the DPSIR-DEA model

Publication date: December 2019Source: Tourism Management, Volume 75Author(s): Wenqi Ruan, Yongquan Li, Shuning Zhang, Chih-Hsing LiuAbstractTourism ecological security evaluation is a critical way of measuring the sustainable development of tourism destinations. Based on ecological system theory, this study creates a new comprehensive evaluation model, “Driver-Pressure-State- Impact-Response”—”Data Envelopment Analysis” (DPSIR-DEA), to measure tourism ecological security, which…

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Food tourism value: Investigating the factors that influence tourists to revisit

Journal of Vacation Marketing, Ahead of Print. Food consumption is an important notion in the hospitality literature. Although its role in gaining visitors’ satisfactory travel experience and in affecting tourists’ experiences of a destination is acknowledged, the impact of travelers’ local food consumption value on tourist behavior remains an underdeveloped topic. This study investigated the…

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